cardiology
Risk factors

Investment in preventive health measures could reduce CVD deaths in the bush

About 1,461 cardiovascular deaths in rural Australia could be delayed or averted each year with improvements in modifiable risk factors. While they only account for 38% of the increased mortality burden in rural areas, the risk factors were ‘modest and achievable targets’ for health policy. According to a Deakin University modeling study, obesity and smoking ...

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